AHRC reports on human rights and AI: Implications for the private and public sectors

In this article, we explore the potential implications of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s recent report on Human Rights and Technology (the Report). Released in May 2021, the Report contains 38 ambitious recommendations which may have far-reaching consequences for companies’ use of AI decision making tools. Beyond its specific recommendations, the Report also reflects a … Read more

EU Commission releases regulatory proposal to increase trust in AI

Key takeaways The European Union Commission released its long awaited proposed regulation of artificial intelligence on 21 April 2021 (see press release here), which sets out a risk-based approach to regulation designed to increase trust in the technology and ensure the safety of people and businesses above all. The regulation has extra-territorial scope meaning that … Read more

Artificial Intelligence in the Public Sector – a new regulatory field?

In our latest Public Law blog post, Andrew Lidbetter, Nusrat Zar, Jasveer Randhawa and Claire Hall discuss the Committee on Standards in Public Life’s recently published report on artificial intelligence and its impact on public standards. They comment on the Committee’s recommendations for the governance and regulation of AI in the public sector, aimed at … Read more

Exploring bias and discrimination in AI

A recent post on the ICO’s AI Auditing Framework blog explores human bias and discrimination in AI systems, together with some of the technical and organisational measures which can be implemented to mitigate the legal risks associated with these issues. Read more

OPEN INNOVATION: COLLABORATE TO INNOVATE

Innovation that happens in an “open” collaborative context – either internally or with external partners – can provide faster, better, more holistic results to accelerate innovation and improve competitive advantage, concludes our new report: Open Innovation: Collaborate to Innovate, based on “innovation” interviews with our clients. In order to get, and stay, ahead in the market, businesses in … Read more